When you look at this car, you can learn a lot about its owner.
He must be flashy, flamboyant, confident, risk taker, rich plus many other attributes. You must be of a certain breed for you to cover your Toyota VX in gold chrome wrapping.
You are assured of turning eyes wherever you pass .
There’s talk that it belongs to Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko.
Looks may however be deceiving. The VX may be in itself expensive, but the gold look has contributed quite little to the final price tag.
What you see is not a paint job, but a wrapping of Gold Chrome Vinyl. For about Sh2500, you can get a 1m by 1m wrapping. For a typical car, you’ll require between 50 and 100 of them, so we can assume the owner of this VX spent something in the region of sh200,000.
Some people consider this more economical than the traditional paint job, considering you can get some really cool colours and designs. Here are a few.